Government

Governor Bruce Rauner

Governor Rauner

Strong Schools

Education is the most important thing we do as a community and our goal as a state should be to have the strongest schools in every neighborhood of every community. In the last two years, we have delivered unprecedented funding for our schools and increased support for early childhood education. At the same time, we established the School Funding Reform commission, which has made recommendations to ensure that every child in Illinois gets a shot at the American dream, no matter where they live.

Honest Government

State government must show it is making real changes to win back the trust of residents. To that end, the Governor’s Office has closed the revolving door of state employees leaving the Executive Branch for lobbying, closed loopholes in the gift ban and required employees to disclose more about their economic interests. But more can be, and must, be done. Term limits on elected officials and implementing Fair Maps to give voters more of a say in their representation, would send a clear signal that Illinois is serious about changing the culture of Springfield.

Tax Relief

Illinois has the highest property taxes in the nation, placing an undue burden on families and deterring employers from locating here. A property tax freeze would bring long overdue relief to our residents and make the state more competitive when it comes to attracting new businesses, and the jobs they bring with them, to our state.

Good Jobs

Creating good jobs in Illinois is essential to economic growth and providing a better future for our families and state. We need to get rid of burdensome regulations that scare businesses away and become a state where employers want to invest and grow. By creating a system that is more conducive to job creation, we can grow the economy and ensure the state has the resources it needs to fund critical services.

Follow me on:


 Services

 

 

https://www2.illinois.gov/government/transparency-accountability/IDFPR/professional-license-look-up
Professional License Look-up
GP0|#6b91e099-acba-4d25-884d-9f27705778ae;L0|#06b91e099-acba-4d25-884d-9f27705778ae|IDFPR;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9
The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation provide online public access through its 'License Lookup' to search and verify all Illinois professional license holders.
https://www2.illinois.gov/government/resources-records/IOC/employee-salary-database
Employee Salary Database
GP0|#88b4cca7-f1ef-420e-914e-353ba45f41e0;L0|#088b4cca7-f1ef-420e-914e-353ba45f41e0|IOC;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9
The Employee Database tracks salary information on state employees from the current year as well as previous years. Search by agency, individual name, position, salary, or even year of service
https://www2.illinois.gov/government/executive-branch/GOV/advancing-illinois
Advancing Illinois
GP0|#cbf2a962-9f67-4fc1-a5c6-c23540b973fa;L0|#0cbf2a962-9f67-4fc1-a5c6-c23540b973fa|GOV;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9
​The Illinois Competitiveness Council, which is composed of over forty agencies, boards, and commissions, seeks to advance Illinois by cutting red tape, by improving Illinois' economic climate, and by fostering government efficiency and accountability.
https://www2.illinois.gov/government/executive-branch/GOV/report-red-tape
Report Red Tape
GP0|#cbf2a962-9f67-4fc1-a5c6-c23540b973fa;L0|#0cbf2a962-9f67-4fc1-a5c6-c23540b973fa|GOV;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9
Help us cut the red tape in Illinois! This is vital to improving our state's growth and our residents’ well-being. The current regulatory environment is overly burdensome, inconsistent, and confusing even for businesses and social service providers, not to mention individuals and families.
https://www2.illinois.gov/government/resources-records/SOS/public-records
Find Public Records
GP0|#879621d7-6ffb-4ea5-b9bf-0cc94098074a;L0|#0879621d7-6ffb-4ea5-b9bf-0cc94098074a|SOS;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9
The Archives Database site allows you to purview the many databases within the Archives site.
https://www2.illinois.gov/government/transparency-accountability/CMS/pay-search
State Employee Data
GP0|#de0b1699-73db-4c2c-932c-4773c81aadb3;L0|#0de0b1699-73db-4c2c-932c-4773c81aadb3|CMS;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9
State employee pay and personnel information is provided in the datasets.
https://www2.illinois.gov/government/resources-records/SOS/vehicle-title-status
Vehicle Title & Registration Status Inquiry
GP0|#879621d7-6ffb-4ea5-b9bf-0cc94098074a;L0|#0879621d7-6ffb-4ea5-b9bf-0cc94098074a|SOS;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9
https://www2.illinois.gov/government/executive-branch/GOV/contact-state-employee
Contact a State Employee
GP0|#cbf2a962-9f67-4fc1-a5c6-c23540b973fa;L0|#0cbf2a962-9f67-4fc1-a5c6-c23540b973fa|GOV;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9
Links to State of Illinois employee directory for phone numbers, emails, etc.
https://www2.illinois.gov/government/executive-branch/GOV/find-state-agency
Find a State Agency
GP0|#cbf2a962-9f67-4fc1-a5c6-c23540b973fa;L0|#0cbf2a962-9f67-4fc1-a5c6-c23540b973fa|GOV;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9
Links to list of state agencies
https://www2.illinois.gov/government/resources-records/DOI/insurance-provider license-search
Insurance Producer / Provider License Search
GP0|#76375b67-de2d-4e69-bdd8-7314315c9703;L0|#076375b67-de2d-4e69-bdd8-7314315c9703|DOI;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9
The purpose of this service is to advise Illinois companies of DOI's procedures and guidelines regarding producer licensing.
https://www2.illinois.gov/government/executive-branch/CMS/buy-surplus
Buy State Surplus Property
GP0|#de0b1699-73db-4c2c-932c-4773c81aadb3;L0|#0de0b1699-73db-4c2c-932c-4773c81aadb3|CMS;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9
State of Illinois' online (Ebay-style) auction
https://www2.illinois.gov/government/transparency-accountability/IOC/state-contracts
State Contracts
GP0|#88b4cca7-f1ef-420e-914e-353ba45f41e0;L0|#088b4cca7-f1ef-420e-914e-353ba45f41e0|IOC;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9
The information made available in this database comes directly from the Comptroller's records center. This live database is meant to provide a better understanding of where state tax dollars go, and which non-governmental organizations have contracts with the State of Illinois.

 Agencies

 

 

https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/EEC
Executive Ethics Commission
The EEC promotes ethics in public service and ensures that the State's business is conducted with efficiency, transparency, fairness, and integrity. The Commission's activities range from conducting annual ethics training to enforcing the Ethics Act for all employees of the executive branch of State Government. The EEC also provides independent oversight of the procurement process.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/BFRC
Budgeting for Results Commission
The Governor's Office of Management and Budget prepares the Governor's annual state budget and advises the Governor on the availability of revenues and the allocation of those resources to agency programs. The Office also issues general obligations and Build Illinois bonds, manages the state's capital program, analyzes state agency programs and budgets and evaluates personnel and operating needs. The major areas of review are education, health and social services, public assistance, debt management, public safety and the environment.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/ICJIA
Criminal Justice Information Authority
The Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority is dedicated to improving the administration of criminal justice with work in the areas of grants administration, research and analysis, policy and planning, and information systems and technology.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/IDOR
Revenue, Department of
The primary responsibility of the Department of Revenue is to serve as the tax collection agency for state government and for local governments. The department regulates the manufacture, distribution, and sale of alcoholic beverages. The department also oversees local property tax assessments, and functions as the funding agent for the Illinois Housing Development Authority.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/LTGOV
Lt. Governor, Office of the
As your Lieutenant Governor, I am committed to working with Governor Rauner, our Constitutional Officers and the Illinois General Assembly to give our residents every opportunity to achieve the American dream.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/ISDS
Illinois Senate Democrats
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/DoIT
Innovation & Technology, Department of
DoIT is a new state agency, created on July 1, 2016, whose mission is to empower the State of Illinois through high-value, customer-centric technology by delivering best-in-class innovation to client agencies fostering collaboration and empowering employees to provide better services to residents, businesses and visitors.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/HOUSEDEM
Illinois House Democrats
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/OSAD
Appellate Defender, Office of
The Office of the State Appellate Defender represents indigent persons on appeal in criminal cases when appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court, the Appellate Court or the Circuit Court.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/ISGS
Illinois Senate Republicans
As Senate Republicans, our goal is to encourage job growth by developing an efficient, transparent, ethical state government with less regulation and lower taxes. We must leave a legacy of responsible government that will last for generations. - See more at: http://www.senategop.state.il.us/#sthash.vimCVqmP.dpuf
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/GOMB
Management and Budget, Office of
The Governor's Office of Management and Budget prepares the Governor's annual state budget and advises the Governor on the availability of revenues and the allocation of those resources to agency programs.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/ILHOUSEGOP
Illinois House Republicans

 Latest News